Finding the cause of a relentless foul odor in your bathroom may not always be easy. By troubleshooting these common causes with the help of a professional, you can get rid of bad smells and ensure they don’t come back. Broken Toilet Wax Ring One of your toilet’s components is a wax ring that provides an airtight seal with the floor and drain beneath. Not only does this ensure that no liquids or waste leaks from underneath the toilet, but it also ensures that gases from your sewer or septic tank don’t come back up the drain and out into your bathroom.…Read More »
It's Getting Wet in Here!
It is important to have a basic understanding of your home’s mechanical systems. These mechanical systems are the components that make up the electrical, heating, cooling, and plumbing systems in your house, including the sump pump. What is a sump pump? A sump pump is a permanently installed, below-ground pump. It is located in a hole, sometimes called a crock or a pit, in a corner of your basement. The pump is usually in a little-accessed corner or in a utility or furnace room.…Read More »
For many homeowners, the water heater is like the roof. As long as it’s functioning, no one cares to check if it needs repairs or replacement. This is why it’s always difficult to spot a water heater problem until it’s too late. As such, if you’re contemplating water heater replacement, below are signs it’s time to do so. Dirty Water If your water changes color once you turn on the hot water taps, consider water heater installation.…Read More »